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pointless decoration (now I know better) an actual scale drawing. Someone had taken the trouble, in an idle afternoon, to make a working plan of an Anglo-Saxon organ!
Of course, all scholars and semischolars had long known of the descriptions of those strange instruments given in the Anglo-Saxon chronicle-the two respectively at Winchester and Peterborough being credited with psychophysical powers, with a volume of literally heart-shaking and bloodbeating sound, which has made all later readers smile. But again I must note that though I once joined in that superior humor, I do so no longer.
The find remained, for nearly everyone, simply a literary windfall, an unsuspected illustration to history. But one man decided to act on it: Dean Bathurst. He would have an organ actually made, a life-size model from the manuscript description, and he would install it in gaunt St. Aidans as the proper vehicle for the Gregorian chant.
Like the rest of my antiquarian colleagues, I -treated this as the last extravagance of restoration. We boycotted the plan. Bathurst the Barbarian, the Dean was dubbed. One or two semicomic accounts appeared in the popular press, describing the sound the new organ gave. We were willing to believe it was as grotesque as the ignorant reporters said, Nevertheless, the very desolation of St. Aidans ("with the abomination standing where it should not," said one of my clerical fellow scholars as we discussed it)-the very fact that the ordinary expert believed there was nothing aboveground to attract an intelligent sightseer, made my visit necessary. I say at once that to admit it more than repaid the effort is an utterly inadequate phrase, though that effort

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